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Oct 27, 2012 7:00pm EDT
rate six through 12. the deadline is january 18, 2013. former governor tommy thompson faced tammy baldwin in their third and final debate for wisconsin u.s. senate seat. they are competing for the seat of retiring senator herb kohl. this is courtesy of wisn. it is about an hour. >> hello everyone. welcome to our conversation with the candidates. tonight we are done with -- by tammy baldwin and former governor tommy thompson. thank you to both of you for participating tonight. we are in the appellate court room of the law school at marquette university. i'm the host of the statewide public affairs program. the rules are simple. the candidates have jaundice for a conversation about the level of government in our lives. we have asked them to stay on point. the candidates can talk to one another but i will be managing the time is spent on a particular topic. we will have the freedom to move the conversation along. each candidate will have a closing statement along with the 90 statements. -- 90 seconds. there are no opening statements. we flipped a coin. we will begin with night -- ton
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Oct 13, 2012 11:30am EDT
where they are close to dead even and tommy thompson joins us, the u.s. senate and cand date virtually even in the polls. tommy, good to have you. where do you think and why do you think for mitt romney, the swing state polls have swung so far back. is it just the debate or the normal reassessment that goes on in the campaign or what? >> several reasons, neal. you touched on a few of them and let me thank you for having me on your program. you always get closer when a presidential campaign gets close to the election and it is bound to tighten up and a lot of people are undecided . the debate was helpful and we hoped for a signal and we got a grand slam and number three paul ryan did an excellent job in his debate against the vice-president. and number four, people are very concerned about the fiscal cliff that you are talking about this morning. you are spot on, neal and number five, people are concerned about the spending and they know if they don't change the direction of the country, we'll have a fiscal cliff and could have a fiscal melt down and they are looking to a new direction
Oct 29, 2012 10:00am EDT
campaign 2012 coverage next, to milwaukee, wisconsin. where friday the former governor tommy thompson faced off against u.s. congresswoman tammy baldwin, in their third and final debate for the senate seat left open by retiring senator herb kohl. it is a tossup. last about an hour. it's courtesy of wisn tv in milwaukee. >> hello, everyone. welcome to our conversation with the candidates. we are joined by tammy baldwin and tommy thompson. thanks to both of you for participating. >> my daughter. >> i worked as a journalist and served as a fellow in law and public policy here at the university. the rules for tonight's discussion are simple. we have asked candidates to join us for conversation about the role of government in our lives and the direction of our country. we have asked them to answer a question as directly and concisely as possible. we have asked them to stay on point. the candidates may talk to one another, but i will be managing the time we spend on a particular topic and we will have the freedom to move the conversation along. each candidate will have an opposing statement along
Oct 24, 2012 5:00pm PDT
commercial, hammering tommy thompson for profiting off 9/11. >>> and american workers who are about to have their jobs shipped to china are fighting for free speech tonight. leo gehrard with the latest on mitt romney's dark vision for america. [ male announcer ] when a major hospital wanted to provide better employee benefits while balancing the company's bottom line, their very first word was... [ to the tune of "lullaby and good night" ] ♪ af-lac ♪ aflac [ male announcer ] find out more at... [ duck ] aflac! [ male announcer ] [ yawning sound ] that was me... the day i learned i had to start insulin for my type 2 diabetes. me... thinking my only option was the vial and syringe dad used. and me... discovering once-daily levemir® flexpen. flexpen® is prefilled. doesn't need refrigeration for up to 42 days. no drawing from a vial. dial the exact dose. inject by pushing a button. flexpen® is insulin delivery... my way. levemir® (insulin detemir [rdna origin] injection) is a long-acting insulin used to control high blood sugar in adults and children with diabetes an
Oct 24, 2012 8:00pm PDT
the auto loan rescue. >>> in wisconsin, tammy baldwin releases a new commercial, hammering tommy thompson for profiting off 9/11. >>> and american workers who are about to have their jobs shipped to china are fighting for free speech tonight. leo gehrard with the latest on mitt romney's dark vision for america. when you take a closer look... the best schools in the world... see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> my dad was head of a car company. i like american cars. and i would do nothing to hurt the u.s. auto industry. >> well, we'll see about that. welcome back to "the ed show." one thing is becoming crystal clear in this election. the candidate who wins ohio will probably win the election. now, if you want to win ohio, you need to prove yourself on the side of the automobile industry. 850,000 jobs depend on
Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm PDT
, tommy thompson airs one of the most disgraceful ads you'll ever see. we'll bring you the latest attack on tammie baldwin. >> and bradley whitford is hitting the stump for the president. he joins me live on "the ed show." with the spark cash card from capital one, sven's home security gets the most rewards of any small business credit card! how does this thing work? oh, i like it! [ garth ] sven's small business earns 2% cash back on every purchase, every day! woo-hoo!!! so that's ten security gators, right? put them on my spark card! why settle for less? testing hot tar... great businesses deserve the most rewards! [ male announcer ] the spark business card from capital one. choose unlimited rewards with 2% cash back or double miles on every purchase, every day! what's in your wallet? here's your invoice. >>> two weeks from today, americans all across the country will step into the voting booth. but here in ohio, you can vote early. here in ohio you can vote right after this event. >> and it does all boil down to ohio. we are back. both candidates need the buckeye state to win and the
Oct 30, 2012 8:00pm EDT
. >> coming up, the wisconsin senate debate between tammy baldon and tommy thompson. president obama visits the national headquarters of the american red cross. after that, a discussion of the future of the news industry and investigative reporting. wednesday, ohio senator portman and governor kasich campaigned for mitt romney. at 8:00 p.m. eastern, mitt romney is joined by the former florida governor jeb bush for a rally in jacksonville, florida. you can see it live at 8:00 p.m. eastern also on c-span. >> these are the stories your textbooks left out. they are great stories about real people in america's history. very important moments about american history we do not know about. the first pilgrims in america came 50th before the mayflower. labor french. they landed in florida in june instead of december in massachusetts but they were wiped out by the spanish. we left the story out of text books. a famous woman was taken captive by indians. in the middle of the night, she killed her captors, went back and stopped them, and went to boston -- scalped them, and went to boston. they made a sta
Oct 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
rowlands. >> reporter: on the right, tommy thompson, on the left, tammy baldwin, now 70, he served four terms as wisconsin governor and was george w. bush's secretary of health and human services. she's 50, openly gay and a 14-year veteran of the house of representatives. up for grabs is the senate seat left open by retiring democrat herb cole which republicans desperately want to help them win a majority. >> i'm tommy thompson. >> reporter: both sides are pooring in cash, a state record $40 million has been spent so far on this election. almost three-fourths coming from groups that aren't directly associated with the candidates but are very interested in the outcome. >> you can't turn on your tv right now without running into ads for tammy and tommy. >> reporter: daniel bice has been covering wisconsin politics for more than 20 years. this race he says is all about attacking the opponent. >> she's trying to define thompson as someone who was a good governor but no longer supports the interests of wisconsin. >> tommy thompson, he's not for you anymore. >> he's trying to define her not a
Oct 23, 2012 8:00pm EDT
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Oct 19, 2012 1:00am EDT
. first, tonight's debate in wisconsin between tommy thompson and tammy baldwin. in hawaii, a debate between the senate candidates. followed by the debate in new jersey senate race with the incumbent and his republican challenger. >> it starts as an economic argument. when men are adapting more easily. i cannot -- just to stay with this period of history. and it is education and credentials. women seem to be getting those skills and credentials at a much faster rate than men are and they seem to be more nimble. in the book i talk about how that changes marriage and our notions of fatherhood and what men can and can do in families and how young people make -- a young people have sex and make decisions. tucker carlson joins hanna rosin to discuss "the end of men" on "after words." >> tommy thompson faced tammy baldwin tonight. this debate is hosted by wisconsin public tv. the political report rates the race as a top -- a tossup. >> let's welcome, thompson and tammy baldwin. [applause] >> several times over the next hour the candidates will speak with each other on the issues. these wil
Oct 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
their ability to an affirmatively exploit their famous last name's. jason thompson's father tommy thompson was governor of wisconsin when jason was in high school. when it came time to apply to college, jason applied to and very surprisingly was accepted at the university of wisconsin. wow. getting accepted at a university where your father controls the budget of that university. not a whiff of favoritism there. then, little jason managed to somehow get himself into the university of wisconsin law school. again, again, without a hint of affirmative action for governor's idiot sons being a factor in his admission to law school. i know what some of you are thinking, and only some of you. he can't be an idiot if he went to law school. the only way you can think that is if you've somehow managed to avoid jury duty your whole life. jason is now a lawyer in the same politically connected law firm in milwaukee that employs the current chairman of the national republican party, who was actually in the room of idiot applauders when little jason said, we have the opportunity to send president obama
Oct 15, 2012 11:00am PDT
. coming up, cheap shot the son of republican senate candidate tommy thompson caught on camera making offensive remarks about the president. we'll play it for you next and play what tommy thompson said he's now apologizing for his son's remarks. senator lindsey graham is leading the charge that the obama administration was involved in a deliberate cover-up over the response to the deadly afak in libya. >> they never believed the media would investigate and congress was out of session and this caught up with them. >> will the president have an opportunity tomorrow during the foreign policy discussion of the debate to push back on this allegation from graham and others? patrick gaspar from the dnc will join me live. plus, three states consider laws to legalize pot for recreational use. if they pass that would be in direct conflict with federal law. why hasn't the government come out against the law? i'll talk with ryan grimm who has written extensively on this particular topic and join our conversation on twitter. find us at @tamron hall and at @newsnation. follow the wings. victor! vic
Oct 26, 2012 2:00pm PDT
leads the former very popular governor tommy thompson by nearly four points. the ad wars in the race have been called some of the nastiest in this cycle. first up, part of a thompson ad. let's listen to this. >> i'm tommy thompson and i approve this message. >> tammy baldwin had the opportunity to vote to honor the victims of 9/11 and she voted against it. >> there's baldwin did vote against the bill but as her campaign noted that's because it paid tribute to the patriot act which was she something she was against. the baldwin campaign hit back with an ad of their own. let's listen. >> i'm tammy baldwin and i approve this message. >> tommy thompson's ad is a disgrace. the truth, time and again tammy baldwin has supported honoring victims of 9/11. >> you know -- >> does anybody really believe that any candidate is against the victims of september 11th? that's why that ad doesn't work. >> you think that doesn't pass the smell test. >> it doesn't pass anybody's smell test. >> upper midwest elects more liberal democrats because -- but they elect republicans as governors in their state le
Oct 16, 2012 12:00am PDT
degree in this race against tommy thompson the former governor. i think that says a lot about changing attitudes toward gays and lesbians >> we have it as a toss-upsetterly. the republicans were pretty enthusiastic about tommy thompson figuring he was a well known candidate statewide. he had good ratings. once this race engaged the democrats who were able to remind people what they don't like about tommy thompson, the fact that he has been around an awfully long time the republican view is that tammy baldwin is weak not because of her gender or because of her sexual preference but because she is a very, very liberal democrat. i have to remind republicans this is wisconsin. they've elected people like russ feingold and gaylord nelson over the years. that's not disqualifying. it's a close race. i probably would pit a pinky on the scale for baldwin. >> woodruff: arizona? this is a state, surprising. i mean, the democrats didn't really think they had a shot here >> six months ago democrats were enthusiastic always about richard carmona but the republican reaction was this was arizona. demo
Oct 15, 2012 5:30pm PDT
baldwin running against the former governor tommy thompson >> the toss-ups that you mentioned at the beginning, i believe five of them have women candidates. a lot of them running for the senate. tammy baldwin, a cngresswoman from wisconsin woul brak a barrier ifshe' elected to the senate. she would be the first openly gay member of the u.s. senate. what's remarkable about this is the degree to which it is not her sexual orientation has not been an issue to a big degree in this race against tommy thompson the former governor. i think that says a lot about changing attitudes toward gays and lesbians >> we have it as a toss-upsetterly. the republicans were pretty enthusiastic about tommy thompson figuring he was a well known candidate statewide. he had good ratings. once this race engaged the democrats who were able to remind people what they don't like about tommy thompson, the fact that he has been around an awfully long time the republican view is that tammy baldwin is weak not because of her gender or because of her sexual preference but because she is a very, very liberal d
Oct 29, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, and former congressman tommy tomp -- thompson, the republican. thank you for being here tonight. i work as a journalist, serve as a fellow in public policy and host of the program "up front". the rules for tonight's discussion are simple. we asked the candidates to join us in a conversation about the role of government in our lives and direction of our country. we asked them to answer questions as directly and concisely as possible. we've asked them to stay on point. the candidates can talk to one another, but i'll manage the time spent on a particular topic with the freedom to move the conversation along. each candidate has a stream no longer than 90 seconds. there's no opening statements. we flipped a coin for the first question, and we begin with congresswoman baldwin. i'll ask the same question, about your portrayal in this campaign, and you've been portrayed in the campaign as an extreme liberal. that's what we see in the ads, and people have been bombarded by both sides of the race. i want to ask you about that, the publication said you have one of thee most or thee most liberal v
Oct 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
. she's running against tommy thomps thompson. congresswoman, you were behind in this race a few months ago. polls are showing you consistently in the lead right now. i want to get from your perspective, what has changed up there. what are you hearing from voters? what are you seeing in your numbers? >> i have to say after the republican primary tommy thompson got a bounce, but just about the time that both partisan conventions had come to a close people in wisconsin really began to study this race. it comes down to the simple question, whose side are you on? i've been fighting throughout my public service career for hard working middle class families. people are beginning to figure out what tommy thompson has done with his life since he left wisconsin to join the bush administration in 2001 and then became a partner at a large powerful lobbying firm in washington, d.c., and realized that he's really taken the side of big, powerful interests and he's not for us anymore. that's really when we saw the polls beginning to change, the momentum beginning to change. it comes down to the wire,
Oct 15, 2012 10:00am PDT
. >> let me play something that's come to tower attention and being widely reported. tommy thompson running for the senate, and now his son who's been very actively involved as a surrogate and running his campaign, this is what he had to say, some very controversial remarks caught on camera at a republican party brunch yesterday in wisconsin. >> we have the opportunity to send president obama back to chicago or kenya. >> back to chicago or kenya? john, i mean, tommy thompson has apologized for this, for his son's remarks, and he said that this is something he should not have said and that jason thompson apologizes as well. >> i agree with tommy thompson. i don't think it's going to be that big of a bump in the road for his campaign. it's still a pretty close election. i don't think this will be the game changer. >> i want to take some time here to talk about arlen specter. john, i know you knew him in the washington context. ed rendell, i first met him in 1967. i was just out of school and covering the district attorney, the republican then district attorney. he was trying to run for mayor.
Oct 19, 2012 2:00pm PDT
thompson, his big advantage in that state is he walks into any room and what do people say, they go, tommy. really well-known, great name recognition. if he's going on these debates and coming across as a bully and people are seeing him in a different light it's more damaging to him than the $60,000 iranian stock charge. >> if she's getting 60,000 bucks from an organization that says let's trade with iran, that's radioactive. >> you can't get 60,$000 from a company -- >> the big underlying issue is israel. tammy baldwin has been a liberal on israel issues. tommy thompson has been hammering him for that. and then she found something she could knock him back with. you own stock in companies that are -- >> let's look at connecticut. i love this race. democratic congressman chris murphy called out republican linda mcmahon and she's been tough in this case, for being vague on her positions. let's watch. >> i've not talked about specifics when i have been on the campaign trail because they get demagogued. >> she says that she's going to get demagogued. that maybe is a different way of saying she
Oct 29, 2012 7:00pm PDT
shedding light on the person that tommy thompson has become since he left wisconsin, went to washington, and went to make millions profiting off of his lobbying career. so we're doing everything we can, and i believe on november 6th we'll have the first woman u.s. senator here in the state of wisconsin. >> jennifer: do you have results to see whether republicans or democrats have taken advantage of early voting? >> we are not able to track that way, but we are able to get a list of people that have early voted, and look at our records and the voters that we're targeting and look voter to voter who is voting. >> jennifer: so what have you learned? >> we feel very confident of where we're at. where we need our democratic base to turn out in early vote, they are doing absolutely that. >> jennifer: you are not giving me any firm numbers, but you are feeling good is what you're telling me? >> yeah, wisconsin is a little bit different of gauging the actual percent because of all of the different municipalities. some of the county clerks run the polling out of their homes.
Oct 15, 2012 10:00pm PDT
of the view. then we have the son of an esteemed former governor tommy thompson sending the president back to kenya. >> we have the opportunity send presidentpresident obama back to chicago (vo) what is said here could decide the election. current tv presents coverage of the presidential debate. with unrivaled analysis and commentary. >> was this the game changer? is this going to change the dynamic? (vo) the only network with real-time reaction straight from the campaigns and from viewers like you. >>now that's politically direct. [ ♪ theme music ♪ ] >> as if you didn't already know, mitt romney was scheduled to be on "the view" this thursday appearing with his wife ann but tabar bra walters said that mitt canceled the appearance. when offered to reschedule, mitt said he can't do it. his campaign said he can't do it. here is barbara walters talking about that. >> then romney was supposed to be on as a guest this thursday with ann romney. we were looking forward to it. over the weekend his people said that he had scheduling problems. and would not be coming on with us. nor at this
Oct 8, 2012 8:00pm PDT
and the medicare debate. baldwin is three points ahead of former governor tommy thompson of wisconsin tp. here is the main reason. in may thompson was promising to do away with medicaid medicare. he is trying to clarify comments. it not working. this shows her taking care of her great grandparents. she promises to leave it alone. so baldwin is proving to be a tougher candidate than the republicans bargained for in the badger state. but there is another surprise for the gop. elizabeth warren is ahead of republican favorite scott brown in massachusetts. warren uses romney's 47% comment to go after brown on tax fairness. brown responds by attacking warren's native american heritage. his staffers were even caught on tape making racist gesturees. brown thinks he can win the elect on this issue. but it's not working. warren is ahead by piff points. her fellow democrat in missouri is doing even better. senator claire mcascal. caught on tape last month saying that he doesn't support fair pay for women because it hurts free enterprise. would you like it run against that comment? mccaskel were warren an
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